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Steven Ascher

Director of "Raising Renee"

Steven Ascher appears in the following:

Siblings as Primary Caregivers: A Sisters' Story

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Nearly 4.5 million people in the United States have developmental disabilities, and more so than ever, these individuals are living longer lives. With a death of a parent, siblings often take over as the primary caregivers for those with mental disabilities. The HBO documentary, "Raising Renee" follows the journey of Beverly McIver, an artist who is put to the test in raising her sister who is mentally disabled. 

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